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Bariatric surgery is not the easy way out, but the only long-term, proven weight loss treatment we have, says Columbia surgeon Marc Bessler.
It's possible to get through the holiday season without gaining weight or depriving yourself, says Columbia bariatric surgeon Jayne A. Lieb, MD.
Alusine and Isatu Jalloh traveled 4,300 miles to give their girls a chance for a better life. At Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, a team of Columbia surgeons successfully separated the twins.
After nearly dying from COVID-19 last year, the world-renowned transplant surgeon reflects on his recovery and completing his eighth New York City Marathon.
- May 19, 2021
Though many COVID-19 patients fully recover, some people develop such a degree of scarring in their lungs that they need a transplant.
- April 30, 2021
The Department of Surgery celebrated its annual Employee Appreciation Week and announced this year’s winners of the department’s Employee Excellence Awards.
- April 29, 2021
Craig Smith, MD, took to YouTube to illustrate the effectiveness of his technique and explain why we could all benefit from tying knots like a heart surgeon.
- July 24, 2020
Heart transplants, donor hearts, and transplant waitlists all fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Columbia University researchers have found.
- July 13, 2020
The health of donated human lungs judged too poor for transplantation can be recovered using a cross-circulation technique designed by biomedical engineers at Columbia University.
- May 26, 2020
Accompanied by boisterous cheers, Columbia surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, left NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital today after two months of treatment for COVID-19.
- May 10, 2020
Columbia transplant surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, who is recovering from coronavirus after being on a ventilator for two weeks, made a special appearance at a concert, shared virtually across CUIMC.
- August 30, 2019
Most patients who died or were removed from the kidney transplant waitlist before getting a transplant received multiple offers for a donor kidney.